Cagnes-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cagnes-sur-Mer in Alpes-Maritimes

Visit Cagnes-sur-Mer: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: If you visit the resort and beaches of Cagnes-sur-Mer be sure to also explore the attractive old village of Haut-de-Cagnes on the hill behind

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Cagnes-sur-Mer. For detailed visitor information see the Cagnes-sur-Mer travel guide.

Cagnes-sur-Mer is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 10 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Cagnes-sur-Mer is 685 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fondation Maeght at 5 km and Biot at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cagnes-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cagnes-sur-Mer in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Alpes-Maritimes

Map of places to visit near Cagnes-sur-Mer

Markets in and near Cagnes-sur-Mer

Market days in Cagnes-sur-Mer: weekly market: Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday;

  • Cagnes-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Laurent-du-Var: market Tuesday & Sunday (3km)
  • Vence: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (9km)
  • Nice: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (12km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer: market Saturday (14km)
  • Carros: market Saturday (14km)
  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (14km)

More information about Cagnes-sur-Mer, Provence

Tourist attractions near Cagnes-sur-Mer, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cagnes-sur-Mer.

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (6km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Trophy of Augustus (22km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (42km)
  • Saorge Monastery (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (17km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (40km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (9km)
  • Jardin botanique (10km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (15km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (17km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (19km)
  • Parc du château de la Napoule (23km)
  • La citronneraie (31km)
  • Serre de la Madone (31km)
  • Palais Carnolès (31km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (10km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (12km)
  • Tete de Chien (22km)
  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (5km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (14km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (39km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cagnes-sur-Mer

Canton: Cagnes-sur-Mer

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Cagnes-sur-Mer

from Nice (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 685 km

from Calais: 903 km

from Nice: 11 km

from Bordeaux: 629 km

from Strasbourg: 549 km

Getting here

Cagnes-sur-Mer is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into Nice airport. Coming from the UK by car the route takes about 12 hours (can be busy in summer). For driving distances to Cagnes-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biot, La Colle-sur-Loup, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, Saint-Paul, Saint-Paul-de-Vence and Villeneuve-Loubet.

This page in French: Visiter Cagnes-sur-Mer